This is a part of the Strunjan Landscape Park and encloses four kilometers long northern coast of the Strunjan Peninsula between the Simon and Strunjan Bays, together with some 200 meters wide coastal water belt. The reserve covers 160 ha, and the land : sea ratio is estimated at 1:2,5. Among the most distinctive parts of the reserve is the precipitous wall of the Strunjan cliffs. It is up to 80 meters high and composed of soft layers of flysch, which have been for ages shaped by winds and rain.
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The sea ecosystem in seriously endangered by man's intense activities along the coastal line. Disturbances, degradations and destruction of the maritime environment are becoming a part of everyday occurrences, so to speak. The Slovene coastal line is, the same as the entire coast of the Gulf Trieste, urbanized to a great extent. The percentage of the more or less preserved natural coast is small, for it is estimated at only about 18%.